Canadian Retailer Roots Officially Opens Georgetown Store

“Roots, a Canadian casual men’s, women’s and children’s clothing store, opened on M Street in Georgetown on Thursday.

“The 3,200-square-foot location at 3259 M St. is the organization’s seventh store in the U.S. It has 116 stores in Canada and 125 franchises in China and Taiwan. The firm is also a major wholesaler and has an online platform and international partnerships. Besides casual clothing, the chain offers handcrafted leather goods, footwear, and accessories.

 “At the opening, the chain presented a $10,000 check to, Bright Beginnings, a local nonprofit organization that offers educational, therapeutic, and social services to homeless infants, toddlers, preschool children, and their parents in crisis shelters or transitional housing in the District.”